Bourbon Baroque

Arts and Humanities
1:45 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Squallis Puppeteers and Bourbon Baroque Give French Opera a Wild Makeover

Squallis Puppeteers and Bourbon Baroque collaborate on a zoomorphic adaptation of Rameau's "Les Sauvages."
Credit Bourbon Baroque

Louisville’s Bourbon Baroque and the Squallis Puppeteers are teaming up to take an 18th century opera for a walk on the wild side. Their zoomorphic adaptation of Jean-Phillipe Rameau’s baroque opera “Les Sauvages,” which they first produced in 2012, runs for four performances this weekend.

Read more
Arts and Humanities
2:40 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Spring Baroque Concert Promises New, Old Twist on Call to the Post

A bugler plays the call to the post to signal the beginning of the race, but Louisville's Bourbon Baroque ensemble will end their season with an 18th-century interpretation of the iconic spring-time blast. Indiana University Early Music professor Kris Kwapis will play the baroque trumpet for Bourbon Baroque’s final season concert, which includes Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s choral piece “Te Deum.”

Read more
Arts and Humanities
11:38 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Bourbon Baroque Pays Tribute to the Races at Free Friday Concert

John Austin Clark and Nicolas Fortin, co-artistic directors of Bourbon Baroque

If you hear the church bells ringing at St. John’s on East Market Street during Friday night’s Trolley Hop, consider it your call to post. The bells will ring about a minute before each short concert by Louisville’s Bourbon Baroque ensemble. There will be two 30-minute performances, at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.

Bourbon Baroque stages their monthly free cantata series concerts during each Trolley Hop. They’re casual, social and free—not your typical classical music setting.

Read more